COVID-19 Response, TBIG Held CSR Program To People In Various Areas Of Indonesia
Posted on 24th April 2020
Jakarta, 24 April 2020 - Entering the Ramadan, PT. Tower Bersama Infrastructure Tbk ("TBIG") held a CSR program by distributing basic food and cloth masks to people in various areas of Indonesia, especially those who are on daily income, medical personnel at public health centers and regional public hospitals, as well as several orphanages.
This direct support program are designed to reach various areas in Indonesia which started on April 23 in Cipinang Melayu area in sub-district Makasar, East Jakarta and has reached 100 households. In that area, each household received five cloth masks and basic food.
In this occasion, TBIG reached out to the head of the neighborhood and local public figure to help in distributing the cloth masks and basic food to 100 households who are most economically most affected by COVID-19. Head of neighborhood 005/006 at Cipinang Melayu in sub-district Makasar, East Jakarta explained that in his area some people already lost their jobs. "On behalf of the community, we really appreciate the support from TBIG," he explained while distributing the cloth masks and basic food in one of the house.
President Director of PT. Tower Bersama Infrastructure Tbk, Herman Setya Budi said that the program will start from the end of April to coincide with the coming of Ramadan. "We have mapped out the locations which really need the support, so that we can do this program in a well-managed, measured and accounted for way. We use the neighborhood network as they are the one who know the condition of the people in their area, so the distribution of the support is right on target," further explained by him.
Meanwhile, Chief of Business Support TBIG, Lie Si An explained that the program will be held in various area in Indonesia not only Jabodetabek but also other areas in Java Island and outside Java Island. “We started the program in several areas in Jabodetabek and in the future we will expand to other areas in Java Island and outside Java Island. For the Jabodetabek itself, we will run it in several location depending on the needs based on priorities target,” commented by Lie Si An.
Lie Si An added that public health centers and regional public hospitals are also the target for the support distribution. “The support will be in the form of Body Protection Equipment. We have prepared and will distribute soon for Jakarta area,” added Lie Si An.
Besides basic food distribution, TBIG also provided education on the importance of using cloth masks and to follow the Government’s advice to do the physical distancing. This education activity is held in collaboration with the local public figure.
Herman Setya Budi, said that the distribution of cloth masks and basic food as well as education on the importance of using cloth masks are important during this COVID-19 Emergency Situation in Jabodetabek. “The success in facing COVID-19 requires awareness from the community. Therefore education becomes one of the important aspects supporting it.”
About PT Tower Bersama Infrastructure Tbk:
PT Tower Bersama Infrastructure Tbk (“TBIG”), is a provider of telecommunications infrastructure for the placement of BTS by telecommunications operators in Indonesia. TBIG is publicly listed on the Indonesian Stock Exchange and is majority owned by Saratoga Group and Provident Capital.. http://www.tower-bersama.com/
For further information please contact:
Helmy Yusman Santoso
Director & Corporate Secretary
Tower Bersama Infrastructure, Tbk.
Telp: +6221-2924 8900
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